717.01  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)    "Canvassing" or "soliciting," unless expressly provided for otherwise, means traveling from residence to residence within the City, without having a previous appointment to visit the residence or residences visited for the purpose of exposing or offering for inspection or sale goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or any other property, tangible or intangible, of any nature whatsoever, or services, or for the purpose of taking or attempting to take orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or any other property, tangible or intangible, of any nature whatsoever, for future delivery, or of services to be furnished or performed in the future whether directly for the resident or on an indirect or "group" basis or for the purpose of conducting surveys for goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or any other property, tangible or intangible, of any nature whatsoever. "Canvassing" or "soliciting" also means the soliciting of funds or other property for charitable or other purposes anywhere within the City. The solicitation by a newspaper carrier of customers for a newspaper which he regularly delivers or will regularly deliver shall not be included in this definition.
   (b)    "Canvasser" or "solicitor" means any person who engages in canvassing or soliciting.  (Ord. 40-1997.  Passed 10-14-97.)